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Hey, so I'm slowly in the process of upgrading my computer and am hoping to get a gtx 560 ti soon, and possibly SLI them later. Now that also got be thinking, I could use my current gtx 260 in physx. So how much power would I need for 3 cards? And would it even be worth it? Would hate to have to sell the 260 for like a mere $60 as I am the original owner and have the lifetime warranty.

Thanks in advance.
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You certainly can use the 260 as a phsyx card, but that PSU looks a little shady. Its a Rosewill and only 530 watts. I'd consider upgrading that to at least 700W from a well-known brand.
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a GTX260 will help a lot in gpu physX enabled games with 560SLI......a quality 750 to 850 should be fine.....the main thing is that you'll need 6 6pin pci-e power conectors
    
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Originally Posted by RyanBlackn;15149178 
You certainly can use the 260 as a phsyx card, but that PSU looks a little shady. Its a Rosewill and only 530 watts. I'd consider upgrading that to at least 700W from a well-known brand.

Lol, there was no doubt I was going to need an upgrade. I know 530w isn't enough for 2 cards let alone 3. Was just asking how much I WOULD need.
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Probably around 1000-1200 watts, I am not sure though.
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Originally Posted by 100cotton;15149190 
Lol, there was no doubt I was going to need an upgrade. I know 530w isn't enough for 2 cards let alone 3. Was just asking how much I WOULD need.

Something like this: http://ncix.com/products/?sku=47754&vpn=ST85F-P&manufacture=Silverstone%20Technology
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a nice 850w psu would be plenty.. on a side note i have 2 560's if you are interested in saving some money. Feel free to PM me.
    
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perfect psu for what you wanna do.
    
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Probably around 1000-1200 watts, I am not sure though.

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